Mental Health Question #20


The nurse is preparing the plan of care for a new client admitted with anorexia nervosa. Which nursing actions will be most appropriate for the client with anorexia nervosa? Select all that apply.


  1. Instruct on eating three meals per day.
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  2. Instruct on keeping a meal journal.
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  3. Instruct on eating small frequent meals.
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  4. Monitor weight daily at same time after voiding.
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The client with anorexia nervosa should eat small, frequent meals, not only three/day since the client will not be able to eat the amount needed in only three attempts.

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